[Openstack-devel] Bug#707814: Not sure this really is a problem

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Thu Aug 8 21:50:28 UTC 2013

On 08/08/2013 10:45 PM, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 05, 2013 at 10:32:09PM +0200, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm really not sure having circular dependencies in python modules is a
>> real problem. It should work just fine. That would be different if we
>> were talking about compiled libraries.
> No, the upgrade issue is independent from the content of the packages. Apt need to 
> compute a upgrade path from the Packages file. Circular dependencies leads to removal
> of packages during upgrade because is not possible to find an upgrade path without
> it. In this case it is likely to cause problem due to the dependency on python <<2.8
> which might not be satisfiable in jessie+1.

This is the first time that I hear about Python 2.8. I thought that the
upstream plan was to *never* have a Python 2.8. Do you have an
information that I don't have?


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